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12 Diabetes Complications

Diabetes can affect nearly every part of your body. Find out what you can do to prevent or delay complications.

By the dLife Editors

Constant diabetes management is the first key to success when it comes to preventing diabetes complications. We can’t stress that enough! Gaining control of your blood glucose levels with healthy lifestyle changes, insulin, and/or medications is the best way to prevent or slow down diabetes-related complications, and the benefits of a healthy lifestyle while managing your diabetes are endless.

From diabetes-related eye, kidney, and nerve diseases to problems with your teeth, gums, and digestion, high blood glucose levels can cause damage to practically every organ system in your body. Want to find out more? Learn about the complications facing people with diabetes, and what you can do to stay healthy and prevent these complications from complicating you!





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Franziska Spritzler, RD, CDE


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